[Homeroast] Color match x Pantone

Brian Kamnetz bkamnetz at gmail.com
Sun Jun 27 10:21:31 CDT 2010

I was sort of thinking the same thing about color variation. Also, my
impression is that different roasting methods (e.g., drum vs. air
roasting) result in different bean colors for a given level of roast.


On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 7:56 PM, Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have mixed feelings with color cards. They might be helpful for a
> beginner but they might also add confusion if because they are a
> beginner they don't understand that some beans will tend to color
> differently and at different times. It's also important to understand
> the relationship between surface color and ground or inner color. I
> suppose it could be used to add the color numbers in a log record.
> It could be quite helpful for us to use to communicate when discussing
> a specific bean. It can help diagnose some roast issues. I find I'm
> most interested in the 2 Agtron readings when checking out Ken Davids
> reviews

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